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Julia M. Jordan

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Washington, DC, USA

Julia Jordan is a partner in the Firm’s Litigation Group. Ms. Jordan has a broad litigation practice that includes whistleblower litigation and workplace investigations, labor and employment, complex civil litigation and regulatory enforcement matters. She has represented prominent corporations and financial institutions in a wide variety of business litigation in state and federal courts throughout the country.

Ms. Jordan has extensive experience representing clients in criminal and regulatory investigations. She has represented financial institutions, corporations and individuals in investigations and proceedings before the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Congress, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, various state attorney generals and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

Ms. Jordan serves as co-head of the Labor and Employment Group and as co-head of the Whistleblower Litigation and Workplace Investigations Group and is a member of the Women’s Initiative Committee and the Pro Bono Committee. She also serves as co-hiring partner for the Washington, D.C. office.

Government Service

Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Jordan served as an assistant district attorney in the New York County District Attorney’s Office, where she prosecuted a wide variety of cases and tried numerous jury and bench trials.


  • BTI Client Service All-Star 2017
  • The Irish Voice – One of the “Irish Legal 100,” October 2016

Professional Activities

  • Board of Directors of the Washington Lawyers Committee For Civil Rights and Urban Affairs
  • Board of Directors of National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
  • Co-Head of the Litigation Section of the D.C. Bar (2015-2016 Term; 2016-2017 Term)
  • DC Bar Litigation Steering Committee (2014-2017 Term) Women's Law Center Leadership 35 Committee
  • Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project Screening Committee


1996, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D.

1992, Georgetown University, B.A.


District of Columbia

New York


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